Winter Panzanella Salad Recipe

Keeping Ingredients Fresh

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

The quality of the ingredients used to make a recipe can make or break the meal. This is particularly true when it comes to making recipes that call for fresh produce. Fresh produce is packed full of natural flavors that can take a meal from good to over-the-top amazing!

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DIY Face Mask & Scrub

DIY Face Mask & Scrub

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

Over the years, we’ve made homemade cookies, hot chocolate kits, vanilla extract, lip balms and body butters, and face masks and scrubs. Our family and friends started dropping hints in the early fall about the special gifts they would like to receive.

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Dishwasher Myths Uncovered

5 Dishwasher Myths Uncovered

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

The hardest working appliance in my entire kitchen is my dishwasher, and yet, for many years, this appliance was a complete mystery to me.

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9 Easy Hacks to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Dishwasher

9 Easy Hacks to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Dishwasher

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

Along with taking care of the evening dishes, I’ve learned that my Dishwasher is capable of handling so much more! Here are my favorite hacks for getting even more out of my Dishwasher.

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Zesty Herb Marinated Chicken

Zesty Herb-Marinated Chicken

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

During the hot summer months, I make it my mission to spend less time in the kitchen cooking, and more time outside enjoying the endless fun that summer brings. Easy marinades make that goal a reality!

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